Jalen Brunson had 22 of his career-high 31 points in No. 1 Villanova's dominating first half and Omari Spellman scored 27 to help lead the Wildcats to an 87-67 rout of Temple on Wednesday night.
Temple tries to apply pressure, but Phil Booth throws a lob pass to Eric Paschall for a huge dunk and a foul for a 3-point play.
Louisville has filed a counterclaim to former basketball coach Rick Pitino's lawsuit and is seeking monetary damages from vacated games and bonuses.
Philadelphia Sixers guard Ben Simmons sits court side to watch No. 1 Villanova take on Temple.
Matt Harris scored 27 points and reached 1,000 career points, and UMass Lowell beat Boston University 87-82 on Wednesday night.
NCAAM RPI Leader
|RK||TEAM||CONF||W-L||BPI RK||SOS RK||SOR RK||RPI RK|
|6||Michigan StateMSU||Big Ten||9-1||6||47||6||4|
|11||West VirginiaWVU||Big 12||9-1||11||138||16||20|
|17||Texas TechTTU||Big 12||7-1||17||118||19||28|
|18||Seton HallHALL||Big East||9-1||18||111||14||24|
- BPI RK: Rank in the Basketball Power Index (BPI) among all Division I teams.
- SOS RK: Strength of Schedule (SOS) rank among all Division I teams based on how a typical 25th ranked team would do against each team's schedule to date. SOS accounts for the game location, day's rest, travel distance, and high altitude in addition to opponent strength.
- SOR RK: Rank of Strength of Record (SOR) among all Division I teams. SOR reflects the chance a typical 25th ranked team would have team's record or better, given the schedule on a 0 to 100 scale, where 100 is best.
- RPI RK: Team's rank in official NCAA Ratings Percentage Index (RPI).